Homepage of the Cameroon-project of SIL. Extensive information about the 270 languages of Cameroon (accroding to SIL), more than 380 downloadable full text documents, information about projects (research about languages, alphabetisation, literacy, producing grammars, dictionnaries and reading material, translations etc), news, etc. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Cameroonian Pan. African Cultural Center organises a competition whereby people can apply with texts written in a Cameroonian language. This initiative is meant to promote Cameroonian languages. The first winners will be announced on the website in December 2010. [editors ilissAfrica]
Publications of Prof. Akinlabi with many fulltext documents for the following languages: Lokaa, Yoruba, Ibibio, Agbirigba (based on the Ogbakiri dialect of Ikwere, an Igboid language), Nkoroo (Nigeria), Kinande (Democratic Republic of the Congo / DRC / Congo-Kinshasa), and Ngwo (Cameroon). His focus is on phonology and tonal phenomena. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The database of the University Library Bielefeld (Germany) offers free access to fulltext documents written bei members of the university. These may include working papers, articles, theses, dissertations etc.
The "Online Bibliography of Chadic and Hausa Linguistics" (OBCHL), compiled byProfessor Paul Newman of Indiana University, is a comprehensive, openaccess bibliography containing more than 2500 entries. It is an updated, expanded, and corrected edition of the bibliography published some fifteen yearsago by Rüdiger Köppe Verlag (Newman 1996). Since 2012 the initialedition (Version 01) is available as a searchable pdf file on thewebsite of DEVA, Institute of African Studies, University of Bayreuth. ... [according to site editor's information]
Homepage of the conference about Germany's colonial linguistics. The topic of the conference is to analyse how German colonists dealt with the language variety they encountered in their colonies. [editors ilissAfrica]
Personal website of the linguist Van de Velde, who puts some of his papers online and has several sub-pages concerning the Cameroonian language Eton (excerpts from Van de Velde's PhD), a wordlist for Kikóongo (author: Jan Daeleman) and a "Myene documentation project" (also including several fulltext documents). [editors ilissAfrica]
Article from the journal Afrika Spectrum as from 2006: "Sports and especially football animate the lives of millions of people in Africa. Yet, until recently the social sciences have paid very little attention to these activities on the continent. The first part of this paper provides a brief overview of social scientific writing in English (and to a lesser degree in French) about sports (...) . (...) The second part provides an analysis of one particular case, that of the Cameroonian government’s handling of three World Cups and the Cameroonian population’s varying responses to it (...)." [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented]
Site for the promotion of the art, the culture, the customs and traditions of the Highlands of Western Cameroon, especially the Bamileke people and the region around Dschang.
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Site with a lot of information, photographs (also historical ones), full text documents etc. about the Mambila of the Nigeria - Cameroon borderland and their neighbours (culture, history, language, geography, society etc). [editors ilissAfrica]